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FLOYDS Classification of PSN J22151967-6532534 as a Young Type Ia Supernova

ATel #7928; G. Hosseinzadeh, I. Arcavi, S. Valenti, C. McCully, D. A. Howell (LCOGT/UCSB)
on 19 Aug 2015; 20:12 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Iair Arcavi (iarcavi@lcogt.net)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

We obtained a spectrum of PSN J22151967-6532534, discovered by Peter Marples (BOSS) and posted on the CBAT TOCP, on 2015 August 19.4 UT with the robotic FLOYDS instrument mounted on the Faulkes Telescope South. Using SNID (Blondin & Tonry 2007, ApJ, 666, 1024), we find a good fit to the normal Type Ia SN 1999ee 9 days before maximum light at the redshift of the proposed host galaxy (z=0.010; Ramella, Focardi, & Geller 1996, A&A, 312, 745 via NED).